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RE: GNU within the name (Was: Changes in formal naming for NetBSD porting effort(s))

viro@www.linux.org.uk wrote:
> If we ever get a replacement libc that would really work as
> replacement... on such system GNU claims would become much weaker.  Not
> that there was a serious chance of that happening - drop-in replacement
> of glibc on Linux would be a lot of work and so far none of the
> alternative libc projects had tried to pull that off.

Why would anyone want to replace GLIBC in the first place?  To get rid of "GNU" in "GNU/Linux"?

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